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mosquito netting

netting used in the making of mosquito nets.
Origin of mosquito netting
1735-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for mosquito netting
  • Whole families grab homemade nets of mosquito netting or cheesecloth and wade into the sea.
  • She reached for the mosquito netting tied above her head, seized it, and twisted the cloth.
  • mosquito netting, wire covers, and perforated tin boxes offered some protection from bugs and rodents in pantries and cellars.
  • Each cottage is complete with mosquito netting, louvered windows, and ceiling fans.
  • mosquito netting hangs suspended above each bed for protection against nighttime pests.
  • Carry your favorite insect repellent and consider using mosquito netting or even a full head net.
  • Use mosquito netting when sleeping outdoors or in an unscreened structure and to protect small babies when outdoors.
  • Insect repellent and mosquito netting are recommended as well as long sleeve shirts, pants and sunscreen.
  • All eight were exposed to mosquitoes at night, and all used insecticide and mosquito netting for protection.
  • mosquito netting was an integral part of the early surveyors' outfits.
British Dictionary definitions for mosquito netting

mosquito net

a fine curtain or net put in windows, around beds, etc, to keep mosquitoes out
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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